Question Paper: Operating Systems : Question Paper Dec 2014 - Information Technology (Semester 5) | Mumbai University (MU)
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Operating Systems - Dec 2014

Information Technology (Semester 5)

TOTAL MARKS: 80
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any three from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data if required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.


Answer any four:

1 (a) Differentiate: Monolithic kernel and Micro kernel.(5 marks) 1 (b) Discuss I/O buffering in detail.(5 marks) 1 (c) Explain Semaphore.(5 marks) 1 (d) Write short note on: producer-consumer problem.(5 marks) 1 (e) Compare and contrast: thread and process.(5 marks) 2 (a) What is Deadlock? State necessary conditions for deadlock. How to prevent deadlock?(10 marks) 2 (b) Draw process state transition and explain the following transitions:
i) Running to ready
ii) Waiting to ready
iii) Running to waiting
iv) Blocked to ready
v) Running to terminated
(10 marks)
3 (a) Calculate Hit and Miss using LRU, Optimal, FIFO page replacement policies for the following sequence. Page frame size is 3.
0,4,3,2,1,4,6,3,0,8,9,3,8,5.
(10 marks)
3 (b) Explain the allocation methods in details with proper diagram.(10 marks) 4 (a) Use following scheduling algorithms to calculate ATAT and AWT for the following processes.
i) FCFS
ii) Pre-emptive and non pre-emptive SIF
iii) Preemptive priority.

Process Arrival Time Brust Time Priority
P1 0 8 3
P2 1 1 1
P3 2 3 2
P4 3 2 3
P5 4 6 4
(10 marks) 4 (b) What is meant by inter-process communication?(10 marks) 5 (a) Explain paging in detail. Describe how logical address is converted into physical address?(10 marks) 5 (b) Using Banker's algorithm answer the following questions :-
(i) How many resources to type A,B,C and D are there?
(ii) What are the contents of Need Matrix?
(iii) Is the system is in safe state? find the state sequence if it is.

Process

Max

A B C D

Allocation

A B C D

Available

A B C D

P0 6 0 1 2 4 0 0 1 3 2 1 1
P1 1 7 5 0 1 1 0 0
P2 2 3 5 6 1 2 5 4
P3 1 6 5 3 0 6 3 3
P4 1 6 5 6 0 2 1 2
(10 marks)


Write short notes on: (any four)

6 (a) Characteristics of Modern operating system(5 marks) 6 (b) RAID(5 marks) 6 (c) Android OS(5 marks) 6 (d) Distributed operating system(5 marks) 6 (e) I-node(5 marks)

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